how to move flower, rose&grape to new house

I was wondering I need to move a whole bunch of flowers my self becaus I am buying a new house. I have lots of lilies day lilies and asiatic lilies some cannas and roses i just love too much to leave or are hard to find how do I go about keeping these until spring do I need to digg them up and get them in new house before freeze? like spring bulbs crocus or hyasenths or tulips or should I let them dry and save them until spring I have had luck with the canna wintering well under lots of mulch but I've never loved plants so much I had to take any specific ones with me oh and some grapes too yummy to part with as well I planned to stay in this house a long time but my hubby got a new job and it's tie to move and i just don't want to part with my lovlies any ideas for preservation would be most wonderful thanks in advance
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Fall is the best time to move plants in my zone 5 though I've been told spring is the best time. But in our area, we change from leather jacket to T-shirt in a week. The spring is simply too short to get your tools out.
Lilies don't have big root, you can move them any time you want in your zone. (Since you have to winter protect your cana lily, I assume you're in zone 6 and below).
You can dig out crocus, tulips and Hyacinth anytime from now till ground freeze. The hard part is to locate them and dig them out without cutting them in half. Since they're "cheap", I wouldn't go through the trouble. I'd rather buy them at end of planting season for at 80% off price.
Leave the rose and grape alone, you have a good chance killing them. Buy them at off season if you want. The 2 gallon container flowering roses are on sale at $3 (Austin English roses, Morden line, canadian explorers, Peace ...) in my area Home Depot now.
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Can you just take cuttings? Especially of the rose and grapes? Is the buyer assuming that the landscaping comes with the house they bought? Will you be in breach of contract if you remove too much of it? (Just some things to consider.)
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